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Bright Star Elementary School Overview

6300 John West Road, Douglasville, GA 30134 , Tel: +1 (770) 651-3400 Douglas County School District
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    Type: Public Elementary School
    Grades: K-5
  • 452


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Bright Star Elementary School Ratings & Reviews

May 05, 2013 Submitted by a community member
I am a fifth grade student at Bright Star and I think that my shool is awsome. The teachers are great, and they listen to the students. They are also great role models. The principal and vice principal are also great role models and they reward the students for good behavior. I'm sad that at the end of the year i have to leave to go to middle school, but I am also thankful for the all the help from the teachers.
September 13, 2011 Submitted by a community member
The principal appeases the parents when there is an issue, instead of listening to all sides(teacher, child, parent). She should take a firm stance to parents about their child's behavior. She acts like a friend than an authority figure. Lack of parent involvement in the older grades. Most of the teachers are really great, but some gossiped about their students or staff, so be careful- never know who is listening. Great scores and dedicated teachers for the most part! Please take the criticism to improve because this could be an awesome school.
January 26, 2008 Submitted by a parent
My wife and I love this school for our son, who's in Mrs. Doxey's kindergarden class. She is an absolute angel and, after our highly disappointing and stressful experience with Brighten Academy, we found Bright Star to be exactly what our son needed. He's gotten perfect marks for conduct every day and is being groomed for the Challenge program. Highly recommended!
July 16, 2007 Submitted by a parent
I wasn't too pleased when my child started this school and still not. The is the school my child has to go because of where we now reside. When you've had the best anything is less. We were with a previous school and everything as far as the quality of academic programs & extracurricular activities and parent involvment was an A+. I think a lot what contributed to their success and what Brightstar needs to borrwo a page from them is their wonderful staff. It starts from the front end. Anything to make the parents life a little easier. A big turn off for me was the after school program and the staff/procedures. School will be starting soon and the staff isn't there for Q&A, it's not organized and definetly not friendly.Hopefully they will take this constructive critism and work towards a better schooling for parents/teachers and students.
November 16, 2006 Submitted by a parent
My child has attended Bright Star since kindergarten. I worked as a sub there since he started school. Bright Star teachers are professional, hardworking, and genuinely concerned about the academic success of their students. Reading and writing are vitally important for life; not just for test scores. Administrators and teachers want children to be able to read. The media specialist excels at encouraging reading with various activities all year. She visits classrooms regularly to read to students. Parent involvement could be better, but most parents probably work and can't be at school during the day. There aren't a lot of extracurricular activities, but teachers cannot do it alone. I've seen teachers stay very late doing planning, preparation and grading papers. Most spend a lot of personal money on supplies. If parents want festivals and such, I'm sure the PTA would be grateful for volunteers.
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Average Rent in Douglasville, GA

  • Douglasville, GA Average Rental Price, November 2018$984/mo
  • Studio$625
  • 1 Bedroom$859
  • 2 Bedrooms$1,011

Douglasville, GA Apartment Rent Ranges

  • $501-$7001%
  • $701-$1,00062%
  • $1,001-$1,50035%
  • $1,501-$2,0002%

Douglasville, GA Education Statistics

  • No High School3%
  • Some High School36%
  • Some College27%
  • Associate Degree6%
  • Bachelor Degree17%
  • Graduate Degree10%

Apartments and homes for rent near Bright Star Elementary School

Your child’s education is your top priority. We know that because—well, you’re looking at this page, aren’t you? If you think your kid would feel right at home at Bright Star Elementary School, and you are contemplating moving closer so the little rascal will never miss a class, we have some good news for you and your family. Commute will never be an issue if you pick an apartment within 5 miles of Bright Star Elementary School, and that should not be hard as you can currently choose from 58 apartments for rent available in this part of Douglasville. Not familiar with rent prices in the area? The cheapest apartment near Bright Star Elementary School is currently at Countryside Manor, renting for $635 per month, but if $1,795 is still within your budget, check out the more luxurious offers at 3491 Pine Grove. Or just do what most other parents do and go for the middle ground—that’s where you get the best value for money most of the time.

Things you should know about Bright Star Elementary School

Before you start packing, make sure Bright Star Elementary School is really the best option for your child. To recap, Bright Star Elementary School is a well-known public K-5 school in Douglasville. It is located at 6300 John West Road, Douglasville, GA 30134 and it is the second home of 452 students. Please note that available apartments near a given school are filtered by proximity, not by attendance zone. We advise parents to visit the schools in person and contact the admissions offices for further information on school performance and attendance zones before making a final decision.

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